Guitar Festival at ULM

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MONROE, La (KNOE 8 News) - If you're wanting to keep the musical fun going after watching the Grammy Awards, then you might want to attend the annual Guitar Festival that kicks off tonight Tuesday, February 16, 2016 at ULM in Brown Auditorium.

The festival will showcase local talent from professionals and students.

The free event is open to the public and starts at 7:30 pm.
The festival will run until Friday, February 16, 2016.

For Tuesday's event, people are asked to bring their own guitars to join dozens of others play music. Experienced and non-experienced players are welcomed.

If you don't have a guitar there will be one provided.

Starting Wednesday, the festival moves to the Beidenharn Recital Hall; where Cain Budds, Jeff George, Luke Brouillette and Dan Sumner will perform in a joint concert.

On Thursday, ULM Guitar majors and the ULM Guitar Ensemble will join students from across the region for a special concert.

On Friday, Steve Howell and his band the Mighty Man will perform a concert. The night will be filled with American Blues, bebop, rock 'n' roll, rhythm and blues.

For more information about the festival, contact Daniel Sumner at (318) 342-1577 or

The festival begins every night at 7:30 pm.